Monthly Archives: July 2012
Razzles: Revised and Revisited!
One of the things I’ve often stated here on the site is that I love how collecting candy is always providing new discoveries. In the spirit of that, today’s article is about a pair of recent surprises related to one … Continue reading
A Weird One for Monday: Cadbury’s Sour Beaner!
I love tracking down the oddball candy wrapper you can’t see anywhere else and sharing it here on the site. With that in mind, today is a good day, bcause today I get to share a wrapper for a treat … Continue reading
Unexpected Saturday Adventure: How a broken elbow led me to the London Candy Company!
It was an overcast, occasionally-rainy Saturday in New York City this weekend. You might say it was very London-like. Due to this, my girlfriend and I decided to stay in, check out the Olympics for a while, watch a bad … Continue reading
2012 London Olympics – CollectingCandy-style!
The 2012 London Summer Olympics officially kicked-off today after a wonderful opening ceremonies yesterday. I had a great time watching the ceremonies on television, and realized it was the perfect time to devote a post here to these Olympics. The … Continue reading
It’s a Feline-Featured Friday with a Pink Panther Post!
You might be surprised to learn that the Pink Panther has adorned a number of candy packages over the years. As a licensed character, the Pink Panther is no Mickey Mouse, and yet he manages to get around. So let … Continue reading
My Dream Auction – Willy Wonka’s Cinematic Treasures and More!
Today is a wonderfully different kind of post for CollectingCandy.com, because it’s about an auction. But not just any auction or any ordinary auction-offerings – this is the magical stuff that a candy collector’s dreams are made of – and … Continue reading
Wacky Wednesdays – BB Brats!
For this week’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays we’ll be covering an entry from 2011’s Wacky Packages Old School series 2 – BB Brats.
From the 80’s: Topps Video Arcade Gum!
Released in the mid-1980’s, Topps Video Arcade Gum are the earliest examples of a candy container designed to look like a piece of gaming hardware.
Candy Corn in July!
I suppose that candy corn is a topic typically left for the Halloween season and partly because of that I thought it would be unexpected and fun to look at some vintage candy corn packaging right now in July.
Fleer’s Little Zitts – A CollectingCandy.com Exclusive!
Today, I have the pleasure of sharing a piece of candy packaging history you can’t see or read about anywhere else on the internet – it’s a CollectingCandy.com exclusive world premiere. I don’t remember this product from my own youth, … Continue reading